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beneficial to the consumer. i think this promise is being fulfilled. for one, by the way, go to google or go to amazon and search for products and do a little price comparison. >> sure. >> you know, i did a quick search. in "the wall street journal" story there is the example of the swingline stapler. i did a quick google search and found staplers that cost $6 all the way to $40 and all varieties and colors. i did an amazon search and found as much variety. the fact is consumers have tons of variety. from a different perspective, we have e-commerce start-ups that are disrupting brick and mortar retail all the time. you were just talking about amazon and best buy. look at what is going on with west buy. the harris poll found 40% of consumers go into a best buy and they do this thing called show rooming where they look at the phone and see and they leave and go spend $200 on amazon. i think people are still, they're definitely finding that e-commerce is working out for consumers. >> trust me. the new ceo of best buy is well aware of that. >> you have to be a really smart shopper. there are all
Dec 24, 2012 2:00am PST
will make it more fun. find it at google.com/santa tracker. >> i'm attempted to go old school and go with norad. >> i would guess you won't use either. >> if i were, apple had to get google maps back on the ipad after they got rid of it, because it was no good. >> many people were not happy. it does work. all right. >> next, big stock market sell-off. we'll see if they are feeling more of the same, just eight days until the fiscal cliff. what the uncertainty in washington means for the markets and your 401(k). why not make lunch more than just lunch? with two times the points on dining in restaurants, you may find yourself asking why not, a lot. chase sapphire preferred. there's more to enjoy. alriwoah! did you get that? and...flip! yep, look at this. it takes like 20 pictures at a time. i never miss anything. isn't that awesome? uh that's really cool. you should upload these. i know, right? that is really amazing. the pictures are so clear. kevin's a handsome devil that phone does everything! search dog tricks. okay, see if we can teach him something cool. look at how lazy kevin is.
Dec 22, 2012 7:00am PST
of silicon valley. but google is really changing that, launching a super high-speed internet connection in a neighborhood in kansas city. tom foreman has the story on the american journey. >> reporter: in the bustling heart of kansas city, the pioneer spirit is burning brightly. entrepreneurs trading ideas, exploring concepts, and much of it revolves around a handful of houses on a few beaten up blocks where some small internet startups are drawing national attention. >> i can go local. >> reporter: mike farmer is the ceo of leap 2, a company with a highly advanced mobile search app. >> people have stopped by the office every day from boston, san francisco, or denver. it's just fascinating. >> reporter: that must feel pretty good. >> yeah, it does. >> reporter: one big reason the companies are clustering here is that google chose this neighborhood to launch its much anticipated super high-speed internet connection. 100 times faster than most internet links. google fiber allows massive video, data, and graphic files to move with astonishing speed, permitting development of whole new appl
Dec 25, 2012 4:00am PST
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